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Shelter Plus Care

The Shelter Plus Care program is a supportive permanent housing program for homeless, HIV positive, single individuals who are disabled by HIV/AIDS or other conditions. Participants are housed in scattered-site apartments on the North and South Sides of Chicago and are required to pay 30 percent of their income toward rent. In addition to permanent housing, the program provides case management and referrals to primary and mental health care and other supportive services.

Services Offered:
  • Permanent housing
  • Case management
  • Referrals to primary and mental health care and other supportive services
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Currently homeless
  • Must have some income but be below 50 percent of area median income
  • Documented HIV/AIDS status
  • Disabled according to HUD's definition

Monthly rent is roughly 30 percent of income, based on HUD rent calculation.

Applying for Services:

Contact program manager or housing resource specialist to apply for program.

Referral and Intake:
  • Proof of disability according to HUD definition
  • Proof of HIV/AIDS status
  • Photo identification
  • Proof of income 
Contact Information:

Phone: 773.751.4025
Fax: 773.989.1935


4411 North Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago IL 60640


Ravenswood Neighborhood

One block east of Montrose CTA Brown Line stop or take the #78 Montrose bus to Montrose and Ravenswood.

  • Monday- Friday   9 a.m.- 5 p.m. 
  • Walk-ins not accepted. 

Languages spoken by staff:  English

Services provided in the following languages: English


This program takes appointments.

Appointments are required to receive services.

Walk In Accepted: This program does not accept walk-ins.
Program Aliases:
  • SPC
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